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Marine dies in skydiving accident
Submitted by Holden Kurwicki on Mon, 12/16/2013 - 11:59pm.

video When Cherilyn McGraw won a skydiving trip on the Ellen DeGeneres Show it was supposed to be a trip of a lifetime for she and her husband, but unfortunately that dream trip turned into a nightmare when her husband tragically passed away.

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Wilmington doctor proud dad held skydiving record 52 years
Submitted by Katie Harden on Mon, 10/15/2012 - 2:30pm.

video We've heard of "Fearless Felix" and the jump that broke the speed of sound Sunday, but Felix Baumgartner was not the first to make a big jump. Wilmington gastrologist Dr. Joseph Kittinger III was only eight years old when his dad, Air Force Col. Joe Kittenger, jumped 102,800 feet in 1960.

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Skydivers land safely when plane loses power
Submitted by Marcy Cuevas on Sun, 05/06/2012 - 8:22pm.

Four skydivers and a pilot are safe after their plane lost power during a flight in Hoke County. The Fayetteville Observer reported that a single-engine Cessna 206 had engine trouble at about 1,100 feet Saturday.

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Coast Guard helps with skydiver rescue
Submitted by WWAY on Sun, 01/09/2011 - 2:34pm.

The Coast Guard assisted local agencies during a search for a missing skydiver who missed her mark and landed in the water near Oak Island Saturday morning.

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